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Alzheimer’s expert Seshadri to lead Glenn Biggs Institute

October 24, 2017

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, now called UT Health San Antonio, announces the appointment of Sudha Seshadri, M.D., as the founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases. Since 2005, she has served as professor of neurology and attending neurologist at Boston University School of Medicine. […]


Santikos Suite aids study of Alzheimer’s, other diseases

October 6, 2017

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, recognized the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, on Oct. 2 for its $2.3 million gift to build the John L. Santikos CT and Nuclear Medicine Suite at the university. The state-of-the-art imaging suite is on the […]


$2.3 million grant to help diagnose Alzheimer’s, other diseases

November 29, 2016

The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, on Nov. 1 announced a three-year, $2.3 million grant to UT Health San Antonio for high-powered radiological equipment to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions. The new John L. Santikos CT and Nuclear Medicine Suite is a major building block […]



Mesh-like scaffold is disordered in Alzheimer’s-affected cells

February 3, 2016

Skeleton that protects brain cells’ control center is found to be damaged SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 3, 2016)—Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. […]